Comment: the founding fathers were grandfathered in IF they fought for

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the founding fathers were grandfathered in IF they fought for

the revolution. If they fought for the revolution they earned their natural born status. Incidentally most of our presidents were born on the soil. Andrew Jackson I think had questions surrounding his birth but he fought in the Revolutionary war and all his siblings did too. In fact they all died and he was the one left living.

The constitution itself says "No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States."

the "or citizen of the United states, at the time of the adoption of this constitution" Is what grandfathered everyone in.

Then there was an act passed by congress late in the 1700's saying that if you fought in the revolutionary war you were to be considered natural born. Ill look it up if you need me too